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NFL: Foo Fighters, The Roots to Perform on Super Bowl XLVIII Weekend
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NFL: Foo Fighters, The Roots to Perform on Super Bowl XLVIII Weekend

Dec 19 2013, 7:19pm CST | by

The Foo Fighters, The Roots and Imagine Dragons were tapped to perform on Super Bowl XLVIII weekend.

The Foo Fighers, The Roots and Imagine Dragons will perform during Super Bowl XLVIII weekend.  The Associated Press released an update about the development on Dec. 19:  "Foo Fighters, The Roots and...

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NFL: Foo Fighters, The Roots to Perform on Super Bowl XLVIII Weekend

Dec 19 2013, 7:19pm CST | by

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The Foo Fighters, The Roots and Imagine Dragons were tapped to perform on Super Bowl XLVIII weekend.

The Foo Fighers, The Roots and Imagine Dragons will perform during Super Bowl XLVIII weekend

The Associated Press released an update about the development on Dec. 19: 

"Foo Fighters, The Roots and Imagine Dragons will perform on a cruise ship ahead of the Super Bowl. 

"The bands will hit the stage on the Bud Light Hotel New York, which will be docked at Pier 88 in Manhattan on the Hudson River. The Super Bowl will be played Feb. 2 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. 

"The Roots will perform with Run DMC and Busta Rhymes on Jan. 30, while Grammy-nominated Imagine Dragons will perform a day later.

"Foo Fighters will headline the main event on Feb. 1, where Zac Brown Band will also perform.

"Fall Out Boy and country singer Jake Owen will play a concert before the Super Bowl.

"The cruise ship will offer lodging for 4,000 guests in 1,900 staterooms." 

John Blistein of Rolling Stone notes the other venue of the concerts will be at the Interpid Sea, Air and Space Museum. He also adds the opportunity to perform prior to Super Bowl XLVIII comes in the wake of The Foo Fighters announcing on Oct. 2, 2012 they were going on hiatus. 

Lead vocalist Dave Grohl made the announcement on the band's Facebook page on that day:

"Yes...I was serious. I'm not sure when the Foo Fighters are going to play again. It feels strange to say that, but it's a good thing for all of us to go away for a while. It's one of the reasons we're still here. Makes sense? I never want to NOT be in this band.

"So, sometimes it's good to just...put it back in the garage for a while..."  

The Foo Fighters are also currently working on a new album which Grohl says is being written "in a way that I don't think has ever been done before," as told to Blistein's Rolling Stone colleague, Steve Baltin, on Nov. 26. 

Grammy Award winner Bruno Mars will be performing at halftime of Super Bowl XLVIII. 

 
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Foo Fighters Fans Raise £120,000 to Bring Band to Birmingham

Sep 25 2014 5:44am CDT | Source: crave online

A crowdfunded campaign could see the band performing in England's second city. The post Foo Fighters Fans Raise £120,000 to Bring Band to Birmingham appeare ...
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Fans raise £90,000 to bring Foo Fighters to Birmingham

Sep 25 2014 2:09am CDT | Source: the guardian

Fed up of touts snapping up gig tickets, fans launch Kickstarter campaign to bring their favourite band to BritainA group of British fans have raised more than £90,000 in a bid to fund a private Foo Fighters concert. Modeling the venture on a successful US campaign, organisers hope to stop the touts by putting the power of ticket sales back into the hands of the fans.  The project was launched on Kickstarter on 19 September. Five days later, the fans are more than half-way to their £150, ...
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Jack White and Foo Fighters explain today's fight

Sep 19 2014 10:01am CDT | Source: denver post

Jack White has been catching heat for talking smack about other bands lately, first with leaked emails calling Black Keys' frontman Dan Auerbach an asshole, among other things, then h ...
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Foo Fighters Have ‘Cool’ Plans for Their 20th Anniversary

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